The Shemwell Family

Bertie OverbeyAge: 73 years18961969

Bertie Overbey
Given names
Married name
Bertie Collie
Birth July 17, 1896
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 months)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageRollie G CollieView this family
October 28, 1917 (Age 21 years)
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 16, 1920 (Age 23 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 43 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a husbandRollie G Collie
July 31, 1962 (Age 66 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death September 30, 1969 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery: Wallace Cemetery
Family with Rollie G Collie - View this family
Rollie G Collie
Birth: June 9, 1891 29 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1962Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Bertie Overbey
Birth: July 17, 1896Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 30, 1969McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: October 28, 1917Henry, Tennessee, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Rollie G Collie - Household

Elva, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Collie, Rollie GheadMW28MKYKYKYFarmerFarm
Collie, BertiewifeFW23MKYNCKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Rollie G Collie - Household

280 Oak Toad Clarks River, McCracken, Kentucky

Collie, Rollie GheadMW38M26KYKYKYLetter CarrierCivil Service
Collie, BertiewifeFW33M21KYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Rollie G Collie - Household

Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky

Collie, Rollie GheadMW48MKYSame placePostmanPost Office
Collie, BertieXwifeFW43MKYSame place
Overby, Emmasister in lawFW45SKYRMarshalKY